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View Poll Results: What % of Friends/Family are Fully Prepared for Global Disaster (3-18 Month Survival)
Less than 1% 83 44.86%
1-10% 64 34.59%
10-20% 19 10.27%
20-30% 10 5.41%
Greater than 30% 9 4.86%
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Old 12 November 2018, 10:31
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It's not the most aesthetically pleasing but the place I'm fixing up (metal shop) was burned over in 2015 and you really can't tell aside from some small paint damage in over spot. Several neighbors homes burned to the ground.
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Old 12 November 2018, 10:32
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If you're running a Reverse Osmosis system then there should be NO mineral taste, unless the membrane is compromised. Not preaching to the choir but a reverse osmosis system, by definition only allows molecules the size of a water molecule or smaller through the membrane.

The only reason I know this is because I had two 600 gph ROWPUs in my company in Honduras; the 600 gph rating is for seawater. which they could turn into drinking water- it could do approximately 960 gph with 'fresh' (read polluted).

Its like witchcraft...
Ergo my statement of distilled water. The minerals are added just prior to going to the faucet for taste.

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Old 12 November 2018, 10:33
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TFG, it is. Ditto on the valves, makes future servicing of appliances so much easier. There is also one of those Sharkbite disconnect so I can take the whole board off the wall. What kind of mineral system is it? I'm curious because rain water is usually pretty flat like distilled.
It comes with the RO system and is replaced when they send me replacement filters. I will take a picture of it as I just got notified that my new filters are enroute.
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Old 12 November 2018, 10:38
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Given the fires in California, bump for a fresh review on bugging out or sheltering in place (safe from fire but the grid is down until repaired) in a natural disaster.
I am going through my bags and checking for ripped and torn packaging, leaks and other integrity issues as well as for completeness. I think the lesson from the fires is to have it packed and always with you.
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Old 13 November 2018, 15:11
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Ergo my statement of distilled water. The minerals are added just prior to going to the faucet for taste.

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I appreciate the explanation- durrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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I am going through my bags and checking for ripped and torn packaging, leaks and other integrity issues as well as for completeness. I think the lesson from the fires is to have it packed and always with you.
I do the same, as well as inspecting the expiration dates on my first-aid / IFAK contents. Heat / humidity has a horrible effect on basic OTC meds, regardless of packaging.
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